Jobs for Poets: January 23, 2019

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Jan 23 2019
Jobs for Poets

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now. If you’re an employer and want to submit a job for consideration in Jobs for Poets, email [email protected].


  • 826 National in San Francisco, California, is seeking a full-time Communications Manager to work closely with the staff to envision and execute strategies regarding the organization's external messaging.
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  • The Center for African American Poetry and Poetics in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Fellow in Creative Writing to be a part of a "creative think tank" for African American and African diasporic poetry and poetics, and teach one community workshop each year as well as lead seminar discussions, beginning fall 2019.
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  • Centralia College in Centralia, Washington, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Assistant Professor to teach courses in creative writing, English composition, and professional writing, beginning in fall 2019.
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  • City University of New York in New York City is seeking two full-time Start Reading/Writing Instructors to teach either daytime or afternoon/evening classes in improving academic proficiency in reading and writing to students with either a high school or high school equivalency diploma.
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  • Counterpoint Press in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to provide administrative support, read and edit manuscripts, and help manage the entire editorial process of a list of twenty original titles per year.
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  • Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, is seeking a full-time Course Director in Creative Writing to lead the course "The Project and Portfolio" as a part of the creative writing degree the university offers beginning in fall 2019.
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  • Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach a four-four load of both composition and literature courses beginning in August 2019.
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  • Hachette Book Group in New York City is seeking a full-time Associate Production Editor to manage all reprint corrections, liaise with departments regarding production schedules, and review all stages of manuscripts.
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  • Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is seeking two full-time English Faculty Members for nine-month appointments to teach twelve credit hours of classes per semester, hold office hours, and implement student success strategies, particularly for first-year and first-generation students, beginning fall 2019.
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  • Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Missouri, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Faculty Member to teach five, three-credit English composition courses each semester, beginning in August 2019.
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  • Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, is seeking a Marketing Specialist for Project MUSE to provide day-to-day support for a broad range of marketing and communications tasks, such as raising awareness and brand profile, engage diverse audiences, and supporting sales and acquisitions.
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  • Los Rios Community College District in Sacramento, California, is seeking a full-time English Assistant Professor to teach assigned classes, which could include advanced composition, creative writing, and literature, under the supervision of the area dean and fulfill any other departmental duties, beginning August 22, 2019.
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  • New York University Press in New York City is seeking a Retail Marketing Manager to plan and implement the marketing efforts for titles published by the press, with a specific focus on consumer outreach.
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  • Oregon State University Press in Corvallis, Oregon, is seeking a full-time Acquisitions Editor to solicit and evaluate proposals and manuscripts from scholars and writers, as well as manage the peer review process and oversee the final submission of projects.
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  • Penguin Random House in New York City is seeking a Publishing Director for their Penguin Young Readers imprint to be responsible for producing twenty to thirty books, as well as acquiring, editing, and working with the art director in creating this line of books.
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  • Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Assistant General Manager to assist the general manager in responsibilities concerning store operations and maintenance, safety and security, and accounting, among others. To apply, email your resume to [email protected].
     
  • Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, is seeking a full-time Lecturer in writing arts to teach twelve credits per semester in both fall and spring, along with other departmental assignments, beginning fall 2019. 
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  • The University of Houston-Victoria in Texas is seeking a full-time English Lecturer to teach undergraduate English composition courses and perform any other duties assigned by the arts and humanities department beginning fall 2019.
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  • University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, is seeking a full-time Sales and Development Program Manager to establish, manage, and enhance strong relationships that will improve the visibility and sales of their published titles. They are also seeking an Assistant Acquisitions Editor to work with the press in developing and acquiring a list of general interest and scholarly titles for the press, as well as provide support in evaluating manuscripts and managing projects.
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  • University of San Diego in California is seeking a full-time Professor of Practice and Writing Program Assistant Director carry a reduced teaching load and administrative duties pertaining to writing program administration and assessment, beginning September 2019.
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  • W. W. Norton in New York City is seeking a full-time Contracts Manager to draft and negotiate a wide range of books and subsidiary rights contracts, as well as provide training to employees on contracting practices and procedures.
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